Schoop with the Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles – No. 6
October 16, 1991 |
|September 25, 2013 for the Baltimore Orioles|
(through April 17, 2015)
|Runs batted in||53|
Before he became a major leaguer, he played in the 2003 and 2004 little league world series for Curaçao. Schoop was signed by the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent in 2008. In 2011, Schoop along with Manny Machado represented the Orioles at the 2011 All-Star Futures Game. He was awarded the Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year, given to the best player in the Orioles minor league system.
In his first major league at-bat on September 25, 2013, Schoop hit a single off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Esmil Rogers. Two at-bats later, he hit his first career home run off Kyle Drabek, with a distance measured at 430 feet. He finished the game 2-for-3 with a home run, an RBI, a walk, and 3 runs scored. In 5 Major League games, Schoop finished the year with 4 hits, a home run and an RBI.
On April 9, 2014, Schoop hit the second home run of his career off of Yankees RHP Masahiro Tanaka, a towering 3 run shot over the left field foul pole at Yankee Stadium helping the Orioles to a 5-4 victory. In 137 games of 2014, Schoop batted .209 with 16 home runs and 45 RBI. With the Orioles finishing 96-66, the team clinched their first regular season AL East championship since 1997.
On April 11, 2015, Schoop hit his first career grand slam, off of Toronto Blue Jays reliever, Todd Redmond.  During a game against the Boston Red Sox on April 17, 2015, Schoop sustained a partially torn PCL and sprained MCL, which forced the Orioles to place him on the disabled list.
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- O's Machado, Schoop to play in Futures Game
- Schoop and Bascom named organization player and pitcher of year
- Orioles announce 2011 award winners for player development and scouting
- Xander Bogaerts, Jonathan Schoop Highlight Dutch WC Roster
- Baseball America Baltimore Orioles top 2012 Prospects
- 2012 Top 100 Prospects
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- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)